Our family life has centered around the communities of Brookfield and Elm Grove, Wisconsin for three generations, so this is what we know best. These two secone-tier suburbs of Milwaukee comprise the Elmbrook School District, where all three of us received our primary and secondary education. Hence, it is only natural that we have chosen to conduct our family real estate business in our familiar territory. Here in our blog we will share with you our everyday Brookfield and Elm Grove musings, especially where family and home life events are concerned.
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Some folks never seem to be able to answer that question! They stammer about certain ethereal deadlines, undefined moments and blue-sky events. Like many of us trying to set goals. Some folks know the answer is NOW! WhenEVER that question is posed, their answer is NOW! And if ever there was a hom...
From Jim Lee of Knoxville, TN, some mighty Pearls of Wisdom! If you are regretting NOT purchasing a home during the Homebuyer Tax Credit period, there are better opportunities for you RIGHT NOW! PAY ATTENTION!!No, I'm not being facetious or implying you're a dummy because you haven't bought a hou...
It BLOWS MY MIND that anyone currently paying rent is not scooping up a deal like this one! This is a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse condo with a private basement and off-street parking. With condo dues and taxes, a 5% interest rate for 30 years, a downpayment of 3.5% - I figure total payment woul...
If your retirement funds have been suffering lately, and the interest being paid on your savings is microscopic, perhaps it's time to re-think your investment strategies. At this moment in history, at least in my little world of Metro Milwaukee, we are seeing record low housing prices and mortgag...
Classic mid-century ranch with trendy Urban Chic appeal. Great location in the City of Waukesha - quiet east side street off Broadway and very close to Buchner Park! This home offers a low maintenance stone exterior and a very private backyard with a patio and deck. Pat & Ben Mullikin | Keller Wi...
If you have never heard of Mukwonago Wisconsin, you don't even know what you're missing! Located south and west of metro Milwaukee, this suburban/rural area has grown up/filled in as development spread. Back in the 1970's a man by the name of Don Walz saw great potential on a wooded hillside in a...
The "Milwaukee Bungalow" is a mainstay in the architectural history of the Metro Milwaukee area. Usually offering a front porch, sometimes enclosed, entering a foyer, often tiled, sometimes french doors into the living room. This cozy Milwaukee Bungalow has a bit of Craftsman flair to it, with th...
This sharp colonial has enjoyed some remarkable updates in the past two years! Located on a quiet side street west of the Village, the new owners will love the convenience to amenities without the hassles of traffic! Located just a few blocks from the YMCA, and a mile or so from Community Memoria...
What's not to love in a gorgeous townhome right on the shore of Lake Michigan? Be sure to call Pat or Ben Mullikin to be the first to have the opportunity to view this amazing townhome.
This Memorial Day, find a way to honor a member of our Armed Forces. Go to your local parade, stand for the flag, salute the Military Personnel, visit the VA Hospital, send a letter or a phone card to an active duty soldier, sailor or Marine. They are what stands between us and tyranny.